two seasons at second base at the University of
Washington for coach Ken Knutson. He went 5-for-12
(.417) with one RBI at the plate his freshman year, and
then started 34 games as a sophomore. That season, he
hit .268 with two home runs, eight RBI, seven stolen
bases and 15 runs scored.
Earned three varsity baseball letters at Kamiakin High
and served as the team captain as a junior and senior.
He hit .430 as a junior and .420 as a senior, which
earned him first-team All-Big 9 honors at shortstop both
years. Was a second-team all-state selection both years
and played in the State All-Star Game. Also was a
standout receiver and defensive back on the football
team, earning three letters. He broke the school record
for receiving yards in a game (219) and single-season
receptions (65). Earned first-team all-league honors on
both offense and defense as a senior.
He was born on Aug. 27, 1986 in Richland, Wash., to Rick
and Bobbie Anderson. He lists his hobbies as
snowboarding, wakeboarding, ping pong, and poker. He is
majoring in Kinesiology.